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features it claims put brakes on the prius. >> you have tax questions? we have answers. you'll get your personal >>> state lawmakers coming up with an idea to protect school kids from tragedies like the sandy hook massacre. the lawmaker wants every school classroom door to have a lock that can be secured from inside of the classroom. abc 7 news has the story. >> one teacher saved her students by locking her class door. the security chief says there is a lesson to be learned from that. >> like what happened is that gunman went to the class rooms where doors were unlocked. the classroom that's were locked, he couldn't get in. went to the next room autos that got one lawmaker thinking it's time to mandate all california public schools have classroom that's can be locked from the inside toompblgts newer campuses have that measure 30% of the schools state wide don't. >> right now in many class rooms most older classrooms if there is an intruder the teacher has to walk outside to lock the door. because locks are on the outside of the door. >> state senator marty block believes it can be done
of traffic safety. how easy it's been for them. >> you have tax questions we have tax answers. here is a number to dial. 7 on your side call in is now. >> thank you, later tonight video a couple guys put together that attach cameras you ca8tgñxtes0p0p >>> a food fight is back tonight the board is hearing objections to a truck that wants to narc front of a restaurant. abc 7 news joins frus the newsroom with latest on a dispute between mobile food trucks and downtown restaurants. mark? >> i first reportedthon fight last year. it's december. after downtown cafes complained food strucks had been eating into their business. there are objections to a coffee truck. they operate in an alley near fremont. the owner declined to talk with us. we know from permits he'd like to move to a more visibility location across the street from star buck autos you ask restaurants that are in this area what is the biggest part of the sfwhis coffee. >> the policy director says it's just the latest in food trucks invading downtown. traik trucks operating on permits from public works department. >> gut feel
shareholders blame for the 7:00's problems. >> 7 on your side tax hot line is underway. here is the number. irs and california society of enrolled agents and united way are standing by to answer your questions. >> plus, fresh fish you won't find in a couple bay area supermarkets could signal a seafood change. after 4:30... >> rivalry between apple and samsung is intensifying including construction of a gleaming new headquarters. i'm david louie. we'll have the story still to come. >> at 410 a live look at traffic. this is the skyway. it's a usual bumper to bumper crawl. left to right traffic is go together lower deck of the bay bridge a little bit better for folks on the righthand side of the screen. back wit >>> two big supermarkets market chain as nounsd they're staying away from so called franken fish. trader joes says i it will not sell a new type of genetically modified salmon. it's a cross between an atlantic and pacific salmon. this video shows kit grow twice as fast as regular salmon and fda says it won't cause health problems or harm the environment. critics say it could threaten other
clara. >> tonight the council agreed to waive a 9.5% hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy. it will also waive a 10% ticket surcharge and a 35 cent ticket fee funding senior and youth programs and a $4.54 parking fee will be waived. >> by having fees waived it makes us more attractive. even though we have all of this to offer it is the first time we are doing this. we want to make sure we are competitive. >> santa clara is going up to host super bowl 50. miami has already hosted 10 super bowls. but sources say they can't afford to waive the hotel tax. hotel managers meantime say temporarily waiving the tax won't affect their bottom line. >> the exposure we will get here during the super bowl event will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> by exempting the rooms left to nfl employees and nfl workers they would be exempt to the tax on those rooms and that money would not be paid. >> reporter: some worry about what santa clara is is conceding in order to win this bid. but the majority of those here tonight couldn't be happier with the possibility of hosting a super
the council agreed to waive a 9.5% hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy. it will also waive a 10% ticket surcharge and a 35 centfd youth programs and a $4.54 parking fee will be waived. >> by having fees waived it makes us more attractive. even though we have all of this to offer it is the first time we are doing this. we want to make sure we are competitive. >> santa clara is going up to host super bowl 50. miami has already hosted 10 super bowls. but sources say they can't afford to waive the hotel tax. hotel managers meantime say temporarily waiving the tax won't affect their bottom line. >> the exposure we will get here during the super bowl event will more than make up for anything that is lost. >> by exempting the rooms left to nfl employees and nfl workers they would be exempt to the tax on those rooms and that money would not be paid. >> reporter: some worry about what santa clara is is conceding in order to win this bid. but the majority of those here tonight couldn't be happier with the possibility of hosting a super bowl. >> i support the super bowl in santa clara beca
tax on 350 rooms for nfl staff. waiving the 10% ticket surcharge going towards debt service on the stadium and waiving a fee funding seen skbrer youth programs and waiving a parking fee covering what the city spends on police, fire and traffic control services. no one2ouc!!rvñ calculated publc safety costs oo. it was our intention to make sure we walkway putting on a great show. and making sure we come out whole in this process. and being reimbursed in efforts. >> the tax waiver sounds like a concession but let's crunch the numbers. 350 rooms are involved. the tax is $14.25 translating into a $5,000 loss per night. hotels say they'll be booked. there are 2300 hotel rooms within two miles of the stadium. the totel tax on the rooms would offset the tax break. the hilt n onsanta clara sits adjacent to the new stadium and general managers have seen impact of the super bowl. >> i did the super bowl. it was rams and titans and that gave us a record month, far and away, crushed any numbers that hotel had done in the past for the month. >> seniors and young people facing a small ri
for bankruptcy. they base their budget on anticipated developer fee skpinz creasing tax revenues but that vanish whtd mortgage bubble burst. creditors more could have been done to cut employee pensions. the trial is expected to last four day autos freezing temperatures and snow could not detour dozens of people in washington hoping to hear the high court take up the two gay marriage cases tomorrow. you can see them huddled under umbrellas and tarps. the lines began forming on thursday with some people paying others to hold their place in line. the court seats about 500 people and 50 seats are expected to go to the public. tickets are handed out on a first come, first served basis. >> marriage equality advocates will meet for a rally at harvey milk plaza at the castro. then at 7:00 will march for a second rally starting at 8:00. abc 7 news mark matthews is in the news wroom a preview of the arguments. >> the bay area has a lot of interest as you know in the hearing. san francisco among the first cities to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. two women from berkeley makeup one of the coupl
passenger bus and several semi trailer trucks. >> coming up, fighting crime one bullet at a time, a new tax proposal by east bay lawmaker that is getting attention in crime-troubled oakland. >> nimble at a was, the technology apple could be working on to protect your hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >> don't you hate it when you drop your iphone and it breaks in apple has new filed a patent to protect accidents like that. the technology mimics the way cats protect themselves in a fall and detects the falling motion and shifts the weight so it falls on the side that will cause the least damage. this is just one of many patents the cupertino-based company owns. it is unclear whether it will make it to new iphones. but for clumsy people like me, i am waiting.
of this is good for san joyce yeah. and san jose didn't have to give up tax breaks because they did not get involved in the bidding for the ncaa games. >> david, thank you. >> that is cool. >> yes. >> yes i've decided not to sell the weather i'm just going to give it to you. live doppler 7 hd take a look at the great second day of spring. wind advisory in effect for a large part of the area. parts of sacramento county, san joaquin county includes delta. this from 8:00 in the morning to 7:00 tomorrow might. first live view from our mount tam camera looking at ocean beach, clear skies, temperatures 56 degrees in san francisco. 62 oakland. another live view from our sutro camera. 66 livermore, on we go clear but gusty conditions overnight. sunny, mild tomorrow, friday. and this pattern holds into the weekend. talking about high pressure dominating our weather now, satellite shows animation and nothing changing just clouds passing well north. what is changing is that we've got dry off shore wind flow that is going to increase over the delta. overnight so we have a computer projection of wind gu
to lure super bowl 50 to the new 49ers stadium in 2016 includes give up tax revenue. now live from santa clara to explain. >> the santa clara city council decided it can, indeed, afford to give up a variety of tax revenue, all financial demands imposed by the nfl. those demands require the city to give up 9.5 percent hotel tax on 350 rooms for nfl staff, a 10 percent ticket surcharge and 35 percent per ticket fee that funds senior and youth program and $4.54 parking fee. private donations and general super bowl windfall will make up the loss and then some. the couple sill voted unanimously to give up the millions in revenue at a special meeting lat night. the stadium will be finished next year and santa clara is hoping super bowl 50 is played there in 2016. the hilton santa clara is optimistically planning a 140-room addition with views overlooking the new stadium and four of the rooms are premium and they are not worried about giving up the hotel tax. >> what we will get, the money pent during the super bowl event in that timeframe, that will more than make up to any money that is lost.
more african americans to register as donors. his leukemia taxed his t cells. still, he and his wife agree the prospect for a cure are encouraging. >> we are also lucky that we have amazing medical team. they're is hope for kevin. >> a hope because weston is waiting for a bone marrow transplant which now, gives him the best odds of survival. researchers say a relapse is possible so they'll have to wait and see. >> oakland city audit finds two city council memberses are live with the story. >> that is right. there are a number of details. the auditor accuses council members of interfering with the city administrative affairs. now, information was blurred because employees came forward in city hall. oakland mayor says some may see this as a black eye it seems things are working the way they're supposed to. oakland mayor kwan responded to a report released today that accuses counsel member read of breaking rules of the city charter. also accusation the auditor says they told city employees they should get a demolition contract for the army base. and putting people hand picked in key pos
are tough, not likely negotiatable. jant clara must waive it's hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy, must waive 10% ticket surcharge going towards deck service, and waive a 35 cent per ticket fee for senior and youth programs and a parking cost that recoups costs for police services. santa clara says it will get reimbursed by the san francisco host committee its our intention walk away putting on a great show, doing a lot of work making sure that we come out whole in this process and... being reimbursed for efforts to make this successful event. >> giving a hotel tax break isn't as bad as this may sound. 350 rooms are involved at $150 nightly rate, tax is $14.25 a $5,000 loss per night revenue normally goes into the city's general fund. the general manager at the hilton santa clara thinks super bowl spending will more than offset that loss. >> the value that have event in this city and exposure we're going to get i think will more than makeup for anything lost. >> he's planning a 140 room addition to the hotel in time for the super bowl. with rooms going to be a premium
. >> plus a bond disability one dog has that makes them an odd couple. >> i'm michael finney. time for taxes is your personal information safe if you file online? i'll have the answer coming up in >>> we continue to follow breaking news in san jose. sky 7 live over the scene police goring yard to yard to search for a man who stabbed a woman to death this afternoon. this is happening near north first and heading streets just about 2:30. abc 7 news is live on the scene he'll have the latest for you on abc 7 news at 5:00 and you can get breaking news updates any time on twitter on abc 7 news bay area. >> checking healthy living news new numbers out for cdc and prevention. the cdc reports 105 children died this flu season, about 90% never receive aid shot or mist. doctors report about half of the american children got shots this year, experts recommend everyone over six months get a flu shot every year. >> people relie on guide dogs to help them get around. >> now, there happens to be a dog depending on another dog to be his eyes. take a look this, is isaac the husky. someone found anymore and a
. but the size of the payout is now very clear. what is also clear is how much that winner will pay in taxes with the higher rates for the rich. here's abc's rob nelson tonight. >> 31. >> reporter: one numbers game now leads to another. the lucky soul who bought the winning ticket in new jersey beat the extraordinary odds of 175 million to 1. the winner can either take a lump sum payment of $211 million. or take the full $338 million over the next three decades. most winners, of course, go for the instant gratification. and this year it comes with a heftier tax bill. in fact. >> $11 million more to uncle sam, this year compared to last year. all thanks to this year's tax hike. the winner's name and hometown could be released as early as tomorrow. >> and i was thinking, is that the right numbers? is that the right numbers? and i was shaking. >> reporter: mark and cindy hill are now using their $136 million in winnings from last year to build a new ball field and firestation in their missouri hometown. others dream of things slightly more self-indulgent. >> a beach house. >> a mansion down in
for the first time in four years with tax hikes and budget cuts. it sounds reasonably constructive but is it less than meets the eye? abc's reena ninan is in washington this morning. what's the real story here. >> reporter: dan, you would think progress but really not really. no republican senator voted in favor of this budget. and the republican controlled house has their own very different plan. it's against the new taxes in the current senate plan and also calls for more spending cuts. the truth is neither budget plan will ever be put in and despite all that, the senate leaders sounded optimistic. >> i know everyone is exhausted and you may not feel it at the moment, but this is one of the senate's finest days in recent years. >> hard to understand why he sounds so optimistic calling this one of the finest days. there's another cliff looming. can you tell us about that? >> reporter: the senate and house will have to reconcile their differences. if not, surprise, there will be another showdown likely in august over the debt limit. >> your government at work. ladies and gentlemen.
prosecutors a tax form showing the client had won $400,000 in gambling in las vague yachls now, prosecutors say they're checking that out. they don't know what happened to that money. vic lee abc 7 news. >> thank you very much. a different part of the bay in an effort to get a handle on a violent crime problem, the police chief has a new strategy tonight. laura anthon lee is live to explain. laura? >> hi, dan, neighborhood policing has been tried before here but this time the chief told us he thinks that it will work despite having many fewer officers than last time they tried it. this is a model in many cities. >> the police chief announced a new neighborhood policing plan for a city. he believes will not only take a bite out of crime but strengthens ties between officer asks the community. >> captains will be charged of a smaller area gives us best opportunities to do that. >> area two ran from fruit veil to the san leandro border encompassing three districts. in the new plan the same area is broken into two districts, four, five, each with its own captain he will be held acc
copy of the declaration of independence cost $2.48 plus tax at a thrift store. turned out to be uber old and sold at auction for nearly half a million. >> and look for something chinese? >> yes. >> chinese is one of the hardest fields to appraise. >> reporter: even experts don't always know the chinese gems from the junk. upping the odds of a masterpiece with a $3 price tag. >> always buy what appeals to you and you will never go wrong. >> reporter: back to my little cup. >> certainly before 1872. >> reporter: really? it's old, it's chinese, and i like it, but -- >> the reality, you'll probably get no more than five to $10 for it. >> reporter: proving luck really is the key. so i'm not quitting my job. see you tomorrow. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> see you tomorrow, which means it's lucky for us, nick. we thank you for watching. hope to see you tomorrow as well. we're always there at abcnews.com. and "nightline" at its new time tonight, 12:35 a.m. eastern. again, right back here again tomorrow night. goodnight. see you then. >>> tonight what you can get for your apartment whe
the terms of the cypress bailout could send europe into another financial crisis. it calls for a tax on every bank account in cypress. the euro hit its lowest level this year. >>> europe's largest bank wants to get leern and meern. it is part of strategy to make it more profitable. more than 40,000 employees and 50 branchs in the u.s. >>> this week, the postal service be told to keep on delivering on saturday. it says it can save $2 billion by cutting saturday delivery. >>> we're told that tourism to an unlikely spot is booming. north korea is a military dictatorship with constant surveillance that spends more money on rockets and weapons than its own people. a tour company expects five times as many tourist this is year as it did four years ago, when tourism wiz first aloud. that's only a total of 500. >> 500 people. >>> oz great and powerful. magic again at the box thaufs week. the film, like abc news, is part of disney. making it the biggest hit this year. took in $42 million. the call connected for 17 million. the invebl burt wonderstone was less than credible. my daughter, not m
because the postal service doesn't receive federal appropriations, it doesn't receive tax money, and patrick donohue says they never will. >> thank you. happening right now, day one of a week-long experiment open bart, aiming to test whether bicyclists and other passengers can share bart trains during the high commute hours. our news reporter is live at the bart station in oakland. how is it going so far, amy? >> kristen, we have not seen major problems but the debate is raging on. bart is trying to make it more comfortable for everyone, trying to make this work. but bicycle riders say they realize it is crowd asked they worried about tonight saying the evening commute is when it really is jammed up in there. >> bicycles are allowed on bart trains at any hour this week but that does not necessarily mean they welcome. >> they are constantly in the way and they take up two or three chairs. you commute around 5:00, it is not a good idea to have them. it is really crowded. >> officials say they have reconfigured the trains to try and create more space for bicycle riders and will try
tax for teams and officials. the city expects to make money back. >>> coming up at 6:00 the first funds to build california high speed rail are proved how close the project is to getting started and the steigerwaldering amount of interest you'll be paying on it. also fighting cancer. a device local doctors are using to make sure cells are gone, for good. >> a south bay man taking a trip to the laundromat came away with $333,000 that. was a winning jackpot sunday in the fantasy 5 drawing. >> he fwheent this liquor store out doing laundry. wow he plans to use that money to put a down payment on a home. >> i feel lucky finding 5s ndz jeans. but that is lucky. >> that is going to do it for us. >> from all of us here, thanks for watching. >>> this is "world news." tonight, breaking news. tragedy averted. a college student with homemade bombs and hundreds of bullets allegedly on the verge of attack. and we tell you how his roommate may have saved the campus. pierre thomas standing by. >>> false positive. a new warning tonight about breast cancer screenings. how you could have surgery fo
for posting the 201 super bowl. the city council is willing to wave the 9.5 percent hotel tax for the to teams and the employees that will play and will wave a 10 percent surcharge on game tickets that would have raised $6 million and a $4.54 city fee on packing spaces near the stadium. if santa clara wins the bind the super bowl will be played in the 49ers' new stadium now under construction that will generate hundreds of millions in activity activity but a last it is in san francisco the official host city. the nfl will choose the 2016 super bowl host city on may 22. >> a new poll finds support for same-sex marriage is at a new high. the washington post/abc news poll finds 58 percent of americans now say gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry a significant increase from 44 percent just three years ago the poll finds opposition to same-sex marriage has dropped from 55 percent to 36 circumstances in the last decade. the poll comes a week before the supreme court takes up the issue of gay marriage. >> former santa clara supervisor is due in court april 30 for sentencing as part of a plea
for the future. >> the additional money generated through proposition 30 which temporarily raises taxes on high earners to help fund public ed oox state lawmaker introduce aid bill closing a loophole alouing out of state players to file california worker compensation clai.s right now, 3,000 retired players never played have worker's comp claims pending in california court claiming they were injured in that state. in case that's is costing state taxpayers millions. >> to a lot of chase bank customers got a big scare when they went online today. >> yes. looked as though all money was gone. >> yes. >> can you imagine? >> yes. >> imagine going on line, seeing your balance is zero. that is what happened to many chase bank customers many of those went online or used smart phone owes co-not see balances. is those who did manage to log on saw a zero balance. chase said it was an internal problem that has been resolved. so your money should show up if looking now. positive news on the housing front. foreclosures dropped in february, down 29% compared to the year before. lowest since the housing crisis s
concessions to the nfl. santa clara will wave a 10 percent hotel tax on the 350 rooms the nfl staff would occupy and it would waive a 10 percent surcharge and smaller fees. they hope to make the bid more attractive and competitive with miami, the other finalist to hope the super bowl. representatives will take the pitch to the nfl on may 21. our news reporter will have a live report at the top of the hour. >> it is expected to be a tense gathering when the board of hewlett-packard holds the annual meeting today the shareholders have called for the ouster of half of the board members of at the palo alto high-tech giant made several poor investments including the botched $8 billion take year of a software maker in 2011. h.p. argues reshuffling the director could undermine efforts to revitalize the company. the c.e.o. is working to improve the fortunes of the computer make. >> an investigation is underway in south korea into possible cyber attack after computer networks of three broadcasters and several banks were paralyzed in seoul days after north korea blamed south korea and the united st
for you on tax time coming up. and at 5:00, the crackdown on distracted drivers taking place today with the types of citations drivers are getting and where they are doing a good job. >> there will be a change in the season at "who wants to be a millionaire," getting a new host. actor who is an entertainer is known for his work on the "kings of comedy tour" saying this will be a good time. >> there are reports that there will be a new youtube channel. >> what? passed up again? >> the video that left some speechless. >> police officers encounter all kinds of unexpect the situations but two michigan officers got a big surprise when they opened the trunk of a car to find what they thought was a dead deer jump out. the man would owns the car told the officers he hit the deer, he thought he killed it and put it in the trunk to take home for dinner but it had other plans and didn't want to be dinner and the officer opened the trunk and it jumped outran back to the woods and back to the freedom. >> i thought cats have nine lives. i guess deer [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >>
bite. with those higher taxes on the rich, we reveal what the winner will have to leave on the table. >>> and shark tank. tonight, we now hear from the team on that boat. the newlywed who thought he was protected in that cage when the shark breaks right in. >> whoa. >>> good evening. and thanks for joining us here on this sunday night. we begin with that fierce storm this evening. more than half of the country in its path before it's over. this video just in tonight from orlando, florida. look and listen to this. extreme winds blowing right through those front doors at a lowe's store. blowing shopping carts like they're toys. you can see the heavy rains outside. and in the west tonight, the storm dropping more than a foot of snow in parts of colorado and moving on to kansas city. as you see in these pictures, blanketing the city with eight inches of snow. drivers across several states getting stuck and the plows battling to keep up. look at the map this evening. 15 states under winter watches and warnings as we come on the air. ginger zee with the forecast for the monday morning comm
financed baseball park. higher salaries and benefits based on anticipated increasing property tax revenue. then the recession hit. stockton soon was $1 billion in debt. monday, stockton may become the most populace city in the country to enter chapter 9. >>> besides gay marriage the supreme court will also hear arguments tomorrow on a case involving billions of couldn't summer dollars. at issue is brand name drug companies keeping lower priced versions off the shelves. federal officials will argue the deals cost $3 billion a year by delaying launch of cheaper generics. >>> just ahead, an alert for a bart passengers. some can expect delays for up to 14 months. >>> here's an unusual sight. a california home owner hopes his insurance will cover this. the woman inside the car explains how in the world that happened. >> looking outside, we enjoyed a sunny sunday but cloud are rolling in, and the forecastes coming up. >> mike: march madness for the men and women and the golf course, sergio garcia, not the lie he was looking for. does he have a club >> ama: in southern california, an out of cont
will have to close, but there won't be a universal tax on bank accounts to fund the bailout. >>> gas prices are still falling, but not very quickly. the average price this morning is $3.67, two cents less than a week ago. it's significantly better than a year ago. you thank stable crude oil prices and that all refineries are back in service after the annual switchover to summer blends. >>> also good news for plugged-in travelers. the next time you're going somewhere, you don't have to rush to finish up before you board the plane. the faa is on course to lighten up the rules that ban the use of most electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. "the new york times" reports it should happen by tend of the year. >>> "the croods" cruised to a win this weekend. the caveman comedy had a good opening weekend. and its studio hopes it will do even better as school children get their spring breaks. "the croods" took in $44.8 million. "olympus has fallen" was second with $31 million, better than expected. and "oz the great and powerful" was third. >>> you may be surprised what the happiest jobs in
and benefits and borrowing on anticipated developer fees and increasing property tax revenue but that vanished when the mortgage bubble burst and slashed tens in millions in services and programs but drew the line at cutting pensions or retiree benefits. >> mike is off but lisa is here with the forecast. >> it has been cloudy and cool this morning. we are seeing some sunshine in parts of the bay but still looking mild out there. don't want to give it all away we have the last week of march, easter week, and that is all straight ahead. >> plus, a new warning from medical experts, what many new mothers are doing too soon. >> the mystery deepens over who won one of the biggest >> cupertino, wine country and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> study suggests many mothers give their baby solid food way too soon. the centers for disease control conducted a national survey of more than 1,300 mothers and 40 percent gave their babies solid food before they were four months old and 9 percent as early as four weeks. doctors recommend waiting until at least six months when they have the proper gut bact
to town voting unanimously to waive a list of fees from hotel tax for nfl staff rooms to ticket sir charges, parking fees, all nfl requirements if santa clara wants to be considered as a super bowl host. the new stadium is finished in next year and if the super bowl comes in 2016 the stadium will be two years old at the time of the the hilton santa clara is optimistically planning a $140-room addition in time, ready in time, for the super bowl in 2016. the city will make their pitch to the nfl in may. >> we have some fees waived so we are more attractive. it is the first time we are doing this. we want to be competitive. >> miami is also a contender and will be competing against santa clara but miami has already posted ten super bowls. perhaps it is someone else's turn and sources tell abc7 news that miami probably cannot afford to waive those fees. the city of santa clara will take their pitch package to the nfl on may 21st. >> thank you. new this morning, president obama is now in israel going the first visit to the country and a new effort for peace between israelis and palestini
is actually taxing everybody's bank accounts. >> if you look at the size of cyprus, it has an economy about the size of vermont. but, what it underscores is the fact that years on into the european debt crisis, there's still no common way to resolve a country that's going into sovereign collapse, to get a banking system out of bankruptcy. europeans don't know what will happen. as you said, the first proposition in cyprus, would have included a one-time tax, essentially taking depositors' money. they could lose their money. that's presumably off the table. it looks like the cypriots will be trying to hit the offshore money. bottom line is, if you live in another beleaguered country like spain or italy, you might be thinking of going to bank and take your money out. >> and just the fact that eu was floating this idea and the authorities in cyprus were floating this idea means, this is the beginning of the end of the euro, people have no confidence they can deposit their funds in the bank creates insecurity. >> real quickly, another deadline tonight for a possible agreement, do you think we'll
official admits using tax money. tonight the one thing kept him out of prison. >> a management makeover at police headquarters. opd brass gets new responsibilities in the fight against crime. >> a step in california high speed rail project. the state can now proceed to borrow another $8 billion to build it. >> live on bart. to gauge reaction to letting bikes on board. >> he served the south bay as a county supervisor. he broke public trust. now, destined to serve time for the crimes committed. >> former santa clara county supervisor pleaded guilty today to charges of misusing taxpayer money. prosecutors say crimes were driven by gambling. vic lee is live with the latest. vic? >> this was the rise and fall of a popular politician. a second generation county supervisor took over his father's seat when he died. his gamble addiction got the better of him. tonight, today, his nightmare ended here at this court house. the disgraced former supervisor made no statements in court, never showed emotion, appearing with just his lawyer. no entourage. he stood before the judge as he read list of cha
city council to turn down the nfl request for tax breaks but we'll have to see what they decide tonight. >> thank you very much. two convicted swindlers got the harshest penalty ever handed dmoun a fraud case. you're looking live at the building involved. it's one of the city's prime pieces of real estate. abc 7 news is in the newsroom with the latest on it. vic? its got all of the makings of a novel, perhaps a movie. a ring of conartists making off with millions, money laundering condos, a fugitive on the and murder. the mastermind of the ring of thieves dubbed a dark prince. he may never be tried in this case, he's spending a life jents for murdering a 74-year-old palm springs man when he tried to steal his estate. his two accomplices appeared today to face their fate here. telecommunications executives and this tennis inspector were convicted for defrauding vips out of millions in real estate. today, the judge passed sentence. therefore mr. shaw sentenced to owe 20 years. >> the judge ordered shaw to pay a fine of $14 million. the co-defendant got 13 years prison in a four an
trillion in new taxes over the next ten years. with significantly less spending cuts than the house plan. the budget vote fell along party lines. not a single republican voted in favor. and four democrats facing re-election voted against it. this budget isn't binding, just a blueprint. so now the senate will have to work with the house and the president to reach common ground. until a budget is reached, the automatic spending cuts leaving federal government employees furloughed and closing air traffic control towers will keep on going. david? >> while we're talking about the budget, reena, i want to ask you a lot of viewers have been tweeting about, joe biden, the vice president, of course in the other number, he rang up this past week. >> reporter: that's right. $1 million for two nights in london and paris hotel for him and his security and staff. the state department secured the hotel contract and they said it's pretty much on par with what they pay for a high-level international trip. i'm guessing the holiday inn wasn't an option. >> reena, thank you. >>> tomorrow morning, on abc's "
of the budget that calls for new taxes and fewer spending cuts than the house budget plan. the senate adjourned for easter recess immediately after the vote. >> anyone out there who thinks they have been on the world's worst date, you have to hear what happened to a woman in alaska. she says her date started out great. went for a walk in the woods but at some point they heard a russelling in the bushes and a man jumped out at them with a large knife. she said she took off running, went over a cliff and called 9-1-1. when police arrived, siegel emerged from the woods with cuts on his arms and chest. the police said the wounds were suspiciously shallow, and during questioning he said he staged the attack so he could rescue her and impress the woman. >> i was very upset. you want to impress somebody, impress them with the good stuff you can do, buy them flowers, have a good job, good education. >> and where do you go from there? the police decided not to charge siegel with the crime because he admitted being behind the fake attack. >> cameras seem to be everywhere and one man's fun with video is g
that calls for new taxes and fewer spending cuts than the house budget plan. the senate adjourned for easter recess immediately after the vote. >> anyone out there who thinks they have been on the world's worst date, you have to hear what happened to a woman in alaska. she says her date started out great. went for a walk in the woods but at some point they heard a russelling in the bushes and a man jumped out at them with a large knife. she said she took off running, went over a cliff and called 9-1-1. when police arrived, siegel emerged from the woods with cuts on his arms and chest. the police said the wounds were and, and during questioning he said he staged the attack so he could rescue her and impress then. woman. >> i was very upset. yo to impress somebody, impress them with the good stuff you can do, buy them flowers, have a good job, good education. >> and where do you go from there? the police decided not to charge siegel with the crime because he admitted being behind the fake attack. >> cameras seem to be everywhere and one man's fun with video is going viral. >> the streak across
with overseas markets down after european leaders decided to tax every bank account to pay for a bailout triggering a run on a.t.m.'s in cyprus and the largest bank in europe will cut 5,000 jobs, part of a strategy to make hsbc more efficient and profitable with more than 40,000 emily is in the united states. >> the great and powerful oz is part of disney and had good word part of disney and had good word of mouth taking in $42let's pla: [ all ] who's new in the fridge! our mystery guest: ensure complete... uh...do you support bones? [ ding! ] i've got calcium and vitamin d. oh! immune system. [ ding! ] one word: antioxidants. heart health? [ ding! ] my omega 3s never skip a beat. how 'bout muscles? [ ding! ] i have protein and revigor to protect, preserve, and promote muscle health. [ ding! ding! ding! ] that's a winner! ensure complete! [ female announcer ] the four-in-one nutrition of ensure complete. a simple choice to help you eat right. [ major nutrition ] ensure complete. nutrition in charge. >> san rafael, south bay, pleasanton and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good mon
a slow tart with worries about cyprus, a small country, small economy, but it plans to tax people's bank accounts their deposits because of their budget problems. that is raising new concerns about the stability of the european banking system and probably some worse on wall street, especially as we are up here near record highs and we are trading lower across the board and the silicon valley index down on the day so far. the fattest moving real estate market in the country shows the number homes uncontract in 24 hours or less, and the past five months, phoenix has 540 of the so-called flash sales, the most of many, and hoes is -- san jose is the 15th highest. the inventory shortage and higher buyer demand is fueling the instant sales and los angeles has more coming in at 7th and sacramento at eight. live from the new york stock exchange for your news. exchange for your news. >> the morning newsys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the
council is willing to wave the 9.5 percent hotel tax for 350 nfl employees and the two teams that play. they are willing to wave a 10 percent surcharge on game ticket that who is raised $6348. and $4.54 city fee on parking spaces. if santa clara wins the bid, super bowl 50 would be played in the 49ers new name name under construction. the game should generate hundreds of millions in economic activity but a lost that is in san francisco, the official host city. the nfl picks the super bowl host for 2016 on may 22. >> poll finds support for same-sex marriage is at an all-time high. the washington post/abc news poll fines 58 percent of americans now say gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry, a significant increase from 44 percent just three years ago and finds opposition to same-sex marriage has dropped from 55 percent to 36 percent in the last decade. the poll comes a week before the supreme court takes up the issue of gay marriage. >> santa clara supervisor george shirakawa junior is due in court in april if sentencing. he pleaded guilty in court yesterday to 12 charges connecte
by senate democrats raises taxes by $1.5 trillion without saving entitlements. >>> also new this morning, around 4:00 the senate passed its first budget in four years. approving a $3.7 billion spending plan for next year. the 50 to 49 vote ended a grueling all-night debate. no republican voted for the package. it sets up contentious negotiation was the republican-dominated house in april to reconcile two vastly different plans for dealing with the deficit. the senate version calls for spending $100 billion on infrastructure to help create jobs. the house version calls for deep cuts in domestic spending to balance the budget by 2023. >>> the california department of education is expanding its list of recommended reading for kindergarten through twelve grade and it includes newly published works dealing with sexual identity issues. here's abc7 news capital correspondent nannette miranda in sacramento with the story. >>> as summer nears, educators want to keep kids reading. the california department of education just updated its list of more than 7,800 recommended books. meant to prepare st
rescuing cyprus from bankruptcy and collapse of its banking system. the controversial plans tax bank deposits will be scrapped. the deal would shut down the second largest bank. >>> secretary of state john kerry delivering a warning to iraqi leaders during a surprise weekend stop in baghdad. the u.s. wants iraq to stop letting iran use airspace for flights to syria. officials believe the flights are carrying weapons to the syrian government. iran says flights are bringing humanitarian supplies to syria. >>> new developments in the murder of colorado's top corrections officer. abc news learned prisons in the state have been on lockdown because of fears there could be more attacks. and it all appears to be linked to a white supremacist group. >> reporter: the motive for the murder of tom clements may have been revenge for breaking up a prison gang. clements concerned about the rise of a white supremacist group, 211 crew, sent its leaders to another prison trying to diminish their power base. evan ebel just paroled in january was a member of 211 crew. law enforcement yet to confirm the
't need any taxes. >> there you go. yeah. >> talk ourselves into a circle. >> from the basketball court to the courtroom. the athletic star relieved after a big legal decision. >> later, wild animals, tamed, as pets. foxes, maybe? what do you think? are they worthwhile companions? how much would you pay for one? you are watching "world news now". ♪ "world news now" weather brought to you by lyme away turbo power. using that cleaner.od luck excuse me, miss ? he's right. those are tough hard water stains, and that cleaner's not gonna cut it. truth is, 85% of us have hard water and many don't even know it. you need lime-a-way. lime-a-way is specially formulated to conquer hard water stains. it's 4 times more effective at removing lime scale than the leading bathroom cleaner. see the lime-a-way difference or your money back. [ female announcer ] stress sweat is different than ordinary sweat. it smells worse. get 4x the protection against stress sweat. introducing new secret clinical strength stress response scent. get 4x the protection against stress sweat. given way to sleeping. tossing
building. and the protesters achieved v parliament abandoned the pla tax their bank accounts. the country is still despe, on the vergebankd iftdoet, t and government coulroke thalit nd o stocks, even the protesters know that. >> it is a domino effect it will start here it will not end here. it will -- financial collapse will commence here in cyprus, all throughout europe and will affect the united states most definitely. >> reporter: which means this beautiful i the fate of the european and perhaps world economie nick schifrin, abc news, cyprus. >>> all right, statue of liberty which was shut down after hurricane sandy set to reopen in time for fourth of july. the statue itself survived the , bulad sits badly d. making it uoritor repairs should be compl summer trav >>> after a relentless final few weeks of winter, we are pleased to report that spring arrives. at 7:02 eastern time. just a few hours from now. as abc's ginger zee reports it's welcome news for the northeast after another major winter storm. >> reporter: it is like a broken en plows down. shovels out and that familia
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